Education, Family, Life, Society

Michchami dukkadam !!!

Once upon a time, a renowned thinker traveled a long distance to meet a Fakir (Holy man). He was exhausted, thirsty and tired. As he reached the ashram, he forcefully pulled the door open and banged it behind him. He then sat on a bench and dumped his shoes on the floor with a thrust. He came inside the hall…

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Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Life

You are your Krishna-the Charioteer.

Every country has its own traditions. Like we Indians have Diwali – festival of lights, Holi – festival of colours, festival of kites, likewise Czech Republic celebrates spring festival in their churches every year. They end the festival with a symphony of their greatest maestro Beethoven to be performed by different musicians from across the globe each year. In 1963,…

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Family, Life, Society

Starting from the End.

Question: “Osho, how do you manage to always have the right anecdote at the right moment?” Osho: “Let me answer to this with an anecdote. A king, passing through a small town, saw what he took to be indications of amazing marksmanship. On trees, barns and fences there were numbers of bulls-eyes, each with a bullet-hole in the exact center.…

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Leadership, Life, Society

Because You Are Unaware…

Osho was once asked whether he was against “Great People- Maha Purush“ ??…he said No, but yes he was against one thing for sure and that was – ’till we keep making great people in the world, the small people will keep germinating. That cannot be stopped. When we call someone great, we unknowingly call the rest inferior…we just don’t…

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Life, Society

Remove the peg, untie the rope.

On a dark night, a caravan stayed in the desert Sarai (man-made inn /large tent). The caravan had 100 camel. The herders tied the camels with ropes and pegs (khuti). But they found that one camel was left untied. They were somehow missing one rope and one peg. It was midnight and the shops were closed by then, so there…

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Life

Love: Do I qualify?

I came across this story about Meher Baba. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meher_Baba). Meher Baba was an Indian spiritual master who was born in 1894 in Pune, India, to Irani Zoroastrian parents. His spiritual transformation began when he was 19 years old and lasted for seven years. The news about Meher baba as a Mystic had reached everywhere and people were curious to see…

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Family, Life

Be Slow to Criticize

I came across this anecdote which I thought of sharing with you. Dale Carnegie received a letter. He had given a talk on Radio about Abraham Lincoln. In the reference, some dates that were mentioned by Dale Carnegie were wrong. So a lady who was an ardent fan of Lincoln wrote a nasty letter to Dale cursing him and saying…

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Life

Remembering the Messiah!

Renowned saint Murari Bapu, who is a great narrator of “Ram Katha – Tulsi Ramayan”, once mentioned the following anecdote. Murari Bapu was having a conversation with a Catholic Priest on various topics pertaining to Religion, Hinduism, Christianity and so on. During the course of the conversation, The Priest asked Murari Bapu, “Do you know the meaning and importance of…

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